Albany Engineered Composites Inc.

Designs, develops, and manufactures advanced composite components. Core strength is highly tailored components, including 3D and 2D composites/sandwich structures. A new 45,000 ft2 R&T Center provides a dedicated facility for new technology, analytical design and simulation, and prototype development

Phone: (603)-330-5800
Fax: (603)-330-5801

Sales Contact:
Travis Burchett, (603) 330-2426,

Please visit: Albany Engineered Composites Inc.

Mailing Address
112 Airport Dr.
Rochester, NH 03867 US

Additional Locations:
Centre des Roises Bat B 1er étage 14, rue de la Gare; BP 30508
Commercy, 55205 FR
(603) 330-5800

1281 N. Main St.
Boerne, TX 78006 US
(830) 249-3399

  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Other
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Basket-weave
      • Ceramic, Braided
      • Ceramic, Multiaxial
      • Ceramic, Plain-weave
      • Ceramic, Spread-tow tape
      • Ceramic, Twill
      • Ceramic, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Metallized
      • Metallized, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
  • Preforms, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
    • Carbon
    • Ceramic
    • Chopped fiber
    • E-Glass
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
    • Other preforms
  • Preforms, impregnated
    • Aramid
    • Carbon
    • Cermic
    • Continuous fiber
    • E-Glass
    • Hybrid fiber
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
    • Other preforms
  • Core materials and flow media
    • Honeycomb
      • Honeycomb, aramid
      • Honeycomb, carbon fiber
      • Honeycomb, thermoplastic
Fabricating services
  • Other fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Autoclave cure
    • Ceramic matrix composite casting
    • Coating and painting
    • Compression molding
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Fiber placement
    • Hand layup
    • Honeycomb structures
    • Prototyping
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Textile processing for composites (braiding, stitching,
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
    • Other thermoplastics fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Autoclave cure
    • Coating and painting
    • Compression molding
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Fiber placement
    • Hand layup
    • Honeycomb structures
    • Pressure forming
    • Prototyping
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Textile processing for composites (braiding, stitching,
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
    • Other thermoset fabricating services
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, flight control surfaces
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing
  • Automotive, body panels & substructures
  • Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)
  • Ceramic matrix composites
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Profiles
  • Rods
  • Tubes
  • Other composite structures
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Converting services
  • Finite element modeling/analysis (FEM/FEA)
  • Materials analysis
  • Product design
  • Structural strengthening / reinforcement services
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, structual design

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